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vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the body of a buff-coloured pottery vessel, the fabric is partially light-brown in section, the interior is ribbed and covered with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a buff-coloured slip and remains of three lines of red-painted Coptic text.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 90
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 37 millimetres (max)
- Width: 44 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of three lines of red-painted Coptic text.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65122
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